What does resign mean?

Definitions for resign
rɪˈzaɪnre·sign

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word resign.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vacate, resign, renounce, give up(verb)

    leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily

    "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"

  2. leave office, quit, step down, resign(verb)

    give up or retire from a position

    "The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month"; "The chairman resigned over the financial scandal"

  3. release, relinquish, resign, free, give up(verb)

    part with a possession or right

    "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne"

  4. resign, reconcile, submit(verb)

    accept as inevitable

    "He resigned himself to his fate"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Resign(verb)

    to sign back; to return by a formal act; to yield to another; to surrender; -- said especially of office or emolument. Hence, to give up; to yield; to submit; -- said of the wishes or will, or of something valued; -- also often used reflexively

  2. Resign(verb)

    to relinquish; to abandon

  3. Resign(verb)

    to commit to the care of; to consign

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Resign

    rē-sīn′, v.t. to sign again.

  2. Resign

    rē-zīn′, v.t. to yield up to another: to submit calmly: to relinquish: to entrust.—v.i. to submit one's self: to give up an office, &c.—n. Resignā′tion, act of giving up: state of being resigned or quietly submissive: acquiescence: patience: (Scots law) the form by which a vassal returns the feu into the hands of a superior.—p.adj. Resigned′, calmly submissive: uncomplaining.—adv. Resigned′ly, with submission.—ns. Resignēē′, the person to whom a thing is resigned; Resign′er; Resign′ment. [O. Fr.,—L. resignāre, -ātum, to annul—re-, sig. reversal, signāresignum, a mark.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'resign' in Verbs Frequency: #537

How to pronounce resign?

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How to say resign in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of resign in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of resign in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of resign in a Sentence

  1. Chuck Schumer:

    I am calling on Secretary Acosta to resign, it is now impossible for anyone to have confidence in Secretary Acosta's ability to lead the Department of Labor.

  2. Dwight D Eisenhower:

    This desk of mine is one at which a man may die, but from which he cannot resign.

  3. David Bowie:

    I had to resign myself, many years ago, that I'm not too articulate when it comes to explaining how I feel about things. But my music does it for me, it really does.

  4. Virgilio Neto:

    Shut up, stay home and resign.

  5. Benny Gantz:

    Because of the circumstances which have arisen, sitting [ in a future government ] with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is not something which is on the table, benjamin Netanyahu -- I turn to you this evening. Get over yourself and show national responsibility. Resign from your position. If you prove that you are innocent, you can return to the public realm and again lead your movement.

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Translations for resign

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  • استقالArabic
  • odstoupit, rezignovatCzech
  • zurücktreten, kündigenGerman
  • παραιτούμαιGreek
  • rezigniEsperanto
  • renunciar, dimitir, resignarseSpanish
  • erotaFinnish
  • démissionner, résigner, se faire une raisonFrench
  • התפטרHebrew
  • पदत्याग, त्यागपत्र देनाHindi
  • lemondHungarian
  • [[հրաժարական]] [[տալ]]Armenian
  • dimettersi, rassegnarsi, rassegnare, rinunciare, darla suItalian
  • 辞任, 辞職, 辞めるJapanese
  • უარის თქმაGeorgian
  • 포기하다, 사임하다Korean
  • tuku, rīhainaMāori
  • meletak jawatanMalay
  • ontslag nemenDutch
  • gå av, resignere, si opp, gi oppNorwegian
  • rezygnowaćPolish
  • demitir-se, [[desligar]]-[[se]], renunciar, resignarPortuguese
  • [[уходи́ть]] в [[отставка, [[бро́сить]] [[работа, увольня́ться, уво́литься, [[отка́зываться]] [[от]] [[должностьRussian
  • avgåSwedish
  • ராஜினாமாTamil
  • istifa etmekTurkish
  • Từ chứcVietnamese
  • 辞职Chinese

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